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Patrick J. Walsh

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Patrick J. Walsh is the author of the 3 volume Spaceflight: A Historical Encyclopedia (2010) and Echoes Among the Stars: A Short History of the U.S. Space Program (2000).

Pat worked as an information systems manager and a university professor before embarking full-time on his writing career in the mid-1990s, and since that time he has published more than 250 paid, bylined articles in wide variety of print and online publications.

In addition to his writing projects, he also produces several web video series about American history, with episodes available at his YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/patwalshv...). His most recent writing can be found at the Media Intercept blog (http://mediaintercept.blogspot.com/).

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Patrick J. Walsh Although people tend to think of writing as a solitary profession, contact is vitally important at pretty much every stage of the writing process.…moreAlthough people tend to think of writing as a solitary profession, contact is vitally important at pretty much every stage of the writing process. From simple inspiration to getting someone else's opinion on a draft, to interaction with editors and other professionals and maintaining a dialogue with your readers, contact is key. If you don't know where to start, just reach out and contact anyone who's likely to reply. Start today, and keep on reaching out.(less)
Patrick J. Walsh I'm pretty much always working on several things of my own, and because I also write for clients for a living, I'm also usually working on a project…moreI'm pretty much always working on several things of my own, and because I also write for clients for a living, I'm also usually working on a project for someone else, too. At this particular moment, my projects include a baseball history about late-season pitching heroics, and my client work includes a series of columns about Information Technology staffing.(less)
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by Patrick J. Walsh

I'm taking  a moment today to remember Pearl Harbor, and all that happened there on December 7, 1941.

The events of that day changed the course of our history as a nation, and the history of the world.

The commemoration of "Pearl Harbor Day" each December 7 is imbued with a solemn dignity in ceremonies throughout the United States, and remembrances of the day often serve as a "... Read more of this blog post »
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Echoes Among the Stars by Patrick J.  Walsh
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As my first published book, Echoes Among the Stars holds a place dear to my heart. My goals for this work were to try to recapture some of the feeling of the times in which the described events took place, and to carefully document the glory years of ...more
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Spaceflight [3 Volumes] by Patrick J.  Walsh
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In comparing this work to my first book, Echoes Among the Stars: A Short History of the U.S. Space Program, I've often joked that Spaceflight is "a long history of everyone's space program."

As I look at the finished work, I truly believe that it's fa
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The Short Novels of John Steinbeck by John Steinbeck
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I am actually re-reading this excellent collection of Steinbeck's short novels; I tend to return to old favorites again and again, like visiting old friends. Accounts of my affection for these stories could fill several small volumes on their own; su ...more
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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien
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Trying to remember when I first encountered Mrs. Frisby... It seems likely that I was older than childhood, but perhaps not yet completely an adult (as though I am one now!).

In any case, I do recall being very enchanted by the characters and the stor
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The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom
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To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
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We, the cohosts of the ABC Book Review Podcast, wanted to create a space for discussion for our listeners. We jumped with both feet into technology an ...more



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